We are bombarded daily with opinions, cultural expectations, religious creeds, and rules. We measure these against a worldview shaped for us by our parents, our religion and our culture. Little by little cracks form and we may suddenly find ourselves questioning everything we have been taught. The questions force us outside our comfort zone. They encourage us to consider other perspectives. If you have ever found yourself asking "Why?" or looking for other points of view, you will find company in this series of essays called Life Lessons-a good guide along the journey of discovering who you are in a world that is constantly trying to decide who it is.